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Apple bans two chemicals from iPhone assembly

Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads as part of the company’s latest commitment to protect the factory workers who build its trendy devices. 368 more words

Indoor Air Quality

WHS Solutions Provides Occupational Health And Safety For Better Work Environment

If you want your business to grow and prosper in the long run, then you need to pay attention to the safety and health standards in your workplace. 287 more words

Occupational Health And Safety

Dad's solvent exposure may cause cancer in children

Brain tumors in children could have as much to do with the father’s occupational exposure to solvents as they have to do with the mother’s, a new Australian study has found. 569 more words

Toxic Chemicals

The Issue of Labour law Reforms, The Recent Developments

11 trade unions to launch nationwide protest

Planning Commission proposes labour laws overhaul

Proposes a liberal hire and fire policy in manufacturing sector, besides third party auditing in place of labour inspections to monitor occupational safety and health administration… 5,654 more words

Campaigns On Labour Rights

Man dies after being pinned, impaled at Edmonton workplace

EDMONTON – A 62-year-old man has died following a workplace accident at Capital Steel in Edmonton.

Occupational Health and Safety says it happened at 11 a.m. 62 more words


Report lists agents and exposures that may lead to cancer

IARC listing prioritizes substances for evaluating carcinogenic risks

An advisory group to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has published a report recommending and prioritizing chemicals, complex mixtures, occupational exposures, physical agents, biological agents, and lifestyle factors for IARC Monographs during 2015-2019. 142 more words

Toxic Chemicals

The Influence of Risk Perception on Biosafety Level-2 Laboratory Workers’ Hand-To-Face Contact Behaviors

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene Volume 11, Issue 9, 2014; DOI: 10.1080/15459624.2014.887206

Pathogen transmission in the laboratory is thought to occur primarily through inhalation of infectious aerosols or by direct contact with mucous membranes on the face. 292 more words

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